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About St. Helens mist. (St. Helens, Or.) 1913-1933 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 26, 1913)
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Kt' IMC I FT ION K ATI'S
The editor of the Kamier Re
view in to he connilirrii.ntf.il ,.n
the very excellent Christmas
, number of that live paper. This
1 special edition
r"' ': fnr .. .
1.1. it 1. "'iverusemenis 01 business
JrtNln rrlr inmu kiuiwn on iill- ' 11 uubiiilbb
.don lxl noil... sir c nu jr hut '""'. uie unities are tspec-
, tally well written and (jive infor
mation concerning the various
portion of the county that is re
liable and interesting. Many
views of cities and industries
lend interest to the whole edi
tion. To people who want to
Kive out reliable information
about the county the Review of
last week will furnish it.
There is table of figures
printed in this issue w herein the
'ost of luildinu pennnrent roads
has been figured out on a scien
tific basis. The bo figures kmc a
world of information and should
Ik? studied by every taxpayer in
the county They shew that the
cost of Rood permanent roads,
when everything is taken into
consideration, will oe so slight
that taxpayers should have no
hesitation in voting for the
bonds. The cost of hauhnjr pro
duce over mud roads, if taken in
comparison with haulinR pro
ducts over Rood roads, will be
lessened no very materially that
the cost of building roads will be
Ftill smaller than the figures
ould indicate. The petitions
are out calling for a bond elec
tion to raise $:jGo.ou for the
purpose of building permanent
roads in various parts of the
county. The distribution of
these funds, so we are informed,
SLUED BIDS FOR STREET IMPROVEMENT.
Notice is hereby Kiven that soal-
ed bids will be received by the city
council of the City of St. Helens,
OreKoii, for the improvement of
Summer street as follows, towit:
All that portion of said street Ivinir
between the center line of Wyeth
street and the center line of West
street, by grading n,e name to a
width of twenty-four feet through
the center thereof, towit: for twelve
feet on each side of the center line ;
of said street and macadimizinfr j
said grade fur u width of six-j
teen feet, towit: for eight feet on
each side of the center line of said 1
street with cruhhed basilt rock:!
saiil crushed rock to lie eiyht inches'
in depth in the center and be grud-i
ually reducd to four
rrmi i m
Outlaw I,opez, vwio took ref
uge in a Utah mine to evade
capture by the sheriffs of nine
counties, is reported to have been
kept alive for three weeks in the
mine on milk. Evidently got the
inches at the
outer edge; said bids to be filed vi c c p ! c Q 7 n flftft
wilh the City K.-oid.T on or he- 7ieeu V I v.w w
fore January 15th, I'Jlt. -- - ' '
The council reserves the rij.- ht to
reject any or ad b.ds. ; -Bo AM) Ot. DiKEt 1 okj
K. E. OU1CK. Citv Recorder. Wm- M- Ro"'
Roller skates have proved their
usefulness for sure this time.
The mail carriers of Chicago are
using them for ipjick delivery
during the Christmas rush.
EvitvIioiI v uhn ouch the St. H
ens M ist any money for advertising 'k "l
or job work will be called on thu
month for a settlement. We mus
close un our hooks hv the first
I In. villi r f.til u-.j urt tritimr 1 1 tmil-i
a full rn vrm S11 lti rinii!i rpil with I TOT Sale
the money, Vr
Just enough snow to remind
us that it was Christmas.
has been taken up at a public
meeting of the taxpayers and
the county court with the result
as stated in the petition and as
i.rinil in Thk Mist last week.
It is presumed that this distribu
tion is satisfactory to all por
tions of th county, nrid that the
amount named will be sufficient
to make the roads as prayed for
in the petition. The election for
the bond issue will in all proba
bility be called at the r.ext sot.
sion of the county court and will
be held some time in the latter
part of January, so that in case
the Ixnid issue prevails the sale
can be made and the funds be
ready for work as early in the
s.-ring as the weather will per
mit of working. The surveys
are nearly completed under the
direction of the state highway
engineer. Everything seems to
lie moving towards the con
struction of good roads in Co
lumbia county during the r.ext
Just ns a matter of opening a
this uuestion THE
uifv uom'' . ,
... : :. ... nM nurson in the
MI.ST invilto aiij t
county who is interested in the
roi.d question, either fr or
against the bonds, to write an
article, giving reasons, facts and
figure!.. These articles, if there
are not too many of ihcm. w ill
be printed from time to time be
fore the election.
Life for the youngster in St
Helens this week has been one
continual round o f Christmas
Trees. The lodges, each of the
Sunday Schools, each o f the
grades in the public schools and
the High school have all had them
besides nearly every home in the
city. 1'resents have ueen in evi
dence for a week or more so that
everybody should be happy.
stiiration has been
made bv charitably inclined per
sons to ascertain whether or not
all the children were being cared
for with the result that not
family in the city was found that
needed assistance. In every case
ulentv to cat and
few gifts; nobody in actual need,
h seems to be the case in tnt
lartrer cities. This is another in
dication of the progress and pros
perity of our little city. Ana it
;to ,!itT..rer.t Iroill Con-
IS UI3U IJUivv
ditions here just 20 years ago ks
will be noticed by reading an
article in the 20 years ago column
cKrintmns trade in St. Helens
is reported by the merchants as
very good: above me ave..
More people have bought at home
.v.:- ..oor than ever before. The
merchants are carrying larger
stocks ar.d there seems to be a
hetter understanding between
.u. i..,..r ond seller. Advertis
Lilt? UUI i ..
ing in the home paper pays.
CHANGES IN WEIGHT LIMIT AND POSTAi
RATES FOR FOURTH-CLASS MAlitK.
The Currency bill lias been
passed bv Congress and approv
ed by President Wilson. Hankers
all over the country seem to have
great faith in the measure and
Bay that it will relieve the pres
ent strained commit
much. It is to be earnestly
hoped that it will do so condi
tions at present seem v
anything but a prosperous state
With thousands of idle men in
all the large cities, and .m.l
on., too. with no jobs . n s ight
. .v with which to se-
cTe o anV! shelter something
cratic administration t olTset
the closing down o n and
factories caused by uie nr
report from th. c of .
i. tw.r and witn no
taken on i""'"- , ;Unnie ad
change is r ad bo that a i
ST. HELENS, ORE.
L. R. Kulherforil, Vice-Pre.
A L. Stone, Cashier
J. S. Allen, A.t. Cathier
L C. Ron
of V 9 T T T .f I I J.
we must htive it.
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BRANCHES IN ALL PRINCIPAL CITIES
Come in nd tee onr line of Xmai Specialtie
Tabouretts Foot Stools Magazine Racks Jij
Smoker's Stands Umbrella Stands Costumers 3
Work kets, Etc.
We alto have a fine line of , at $1.50 and up. Child rock-
er from 90c up. High chair from $1.25 up.
We have ju.t received a line of Aluminum Ware amony which are
tome tpecialtie for Xmal and any of which make a very nice g
and acceptable gift. Our line of mall rug U complete.
iii. it. Rose
Succeuor to Sherwood
Y? UNDERTAKING HOUSEFURN1SH1NG EMBALMING W
f Jut re taken charge of the saloon in
the Blake si ey JSldg. in Helens
V and will be Jlad to welcome friend
an d stranger. The place will be con ducted
strict I if according to law and
good order will be maintained.
For a Merry Xmas come and sec me
J. II. WELLIXGTOX
will be a Merry Christmas to some of your dear
friends if you give them one of those nice Mlk
Kimonas at Morgus & Son's Popular Store.
We also have some fine Silverwear, Ivory Toilet Sets
and other fancy articles. Real live looking Dolls
and Teddy Bears. Boots, Shoes and Clothing.
I-I. MOFG-LJrS c5c SON
U A WORD
Order No. 7T0ti.
.... ..,i nftiT January 1,
tlie limit of weiht of parcels of
fourth-class mail for deliver, v.
.i. nn.l wcoml tones shall
,n i, f f
be increuse.1 irom uc.. ... -pounds
and in thu third fourth
fifth, sixth, seventh an ehth
fr.,m eleven to twenty lbs.
The rate of postmie on parcel,
exceeding four ounces in weight in
the third, fourth, fifth and sixth
zone shall be as follows:
Third Zone Six cent, for the
first pound and two cents for each
B,lditional pound or fraction thereof.
'.... K. ven cents for
rouim -"- -lh-
first pound and four cents or
Mch additional pounu or
Fifth Zone- -KiBht cents ,for the
, .i nd six cents for each
SnalP-l or fraction there-
f 'Sixth Zone-Nine cents for the
i ,.n,i fiixht cents for each
first pound and t'K-
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RATES $1.00 AND UP
Sl'ECIAL RATES TO REGULAR BOARDERS
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